Kingsport Press Strike Sign, c. 1963


Title: Kingsport Press Strike Sign

Collection Number: Kingsport Community Manuscript Collection (KCMC) 470

Physical Description: 1 oversize folder

Repository: Archives of the City of Kingsport



Provenance: The collection was donated to the Archives of the City of Kingsport by Dallasandra Ratliff in October 2009.

Access/Restrictions: There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Processed by: This collection was processed by Brianne Wright and opened for research in January 2010.



This collection should be cited as:

Kingsport Press Strike Sign, c.1963. KC Manuscript Collection 470, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.



The collection contains a sign from the Kingsport Press Strike. On the back of the sign is a drawing of JFK “calling” an end to the strike. The strike sign belonged to Luke L. McAmis, Jr. who worked at the Kingsport Press until the strike. It is not known who drew on the sign.


Folder List

Oversize folder

1. Kingsport Press Strike Sign, c. 1963